Archive for August 1st, 2014

Dear Chess World, The 2014 Chess Olympiad has begun. Teams from 174 countries totaling 1800 players have assembled for today’s Opening Ceremonies. There are already reports of teams being escorted to the respective hotels for what will be two weeks of chess festivities and action. Hou Yifan beat Kateryna Lagno in Istanbul, but Lagno is […]

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Josh and Guy Colas after 2014 Denker.Photo by Daaim Shabazz. Josh Colas has had many successes in his tournament career, but he has had a rough going lately. With two subpar results in the U.S. Junior Closed and the Cadet Championship, he entered the Denker Tournament hoping to make an impact. Leading late in the […]

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